Keith Little Trio

November 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
601 Longstaff Street
Missoula, MT
$25 suggested

These boys have serious credentials: Ricky Skaggs, Ghrisman, Country Gentlemen., Crooked Still, Grammys, national and world fiddle champions.  It is hard to simplify the bios.  Check for your self.

KEITH LITTLE – Born and raised in the Sierra Nevada “Gold Country” foothills, Keith Little is a Grammy and IBMA Award-winning musician who is internationally recognized for his work as a singer, instrumentalist, composer, producer, recording artist, band leader, teacher and coach. Introduced to traditional music at an early age,  Keith has been a key member of many national and international touring bands with his most notable tenures as a member of The Country Gentlemen (Washington D.C.) and Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder (Nashville, TN). Formed in 2014 the Keith Little Band has been the focus of his performing work to date, garnering wide critical acclaim even amidst the CS-19 pandemic’s hampering effects. As a recording musician, Keith has participated in hundreds of projects, most notably with Dolly Parton on The Grass Is Blue and Little Sparrow, which both won Grammy and IBMA awards. In addition to his performing and recording work, Keith’s compositions have been recorded by Claire Lynch, Tim O’Brien, Country Gentlemen, Longview, Crystal Gayle, Vern Williams, and the Whites.

MATTHEW HARTZ  ExperienceLegendary Texas fiddle master Matthew Hartz is an Idaho native currently living in Boise, Idaho. He is a three-time Grand Masters Fiddle Champion (Nashville, TN) a two-time Grand National Fiddle Champion (Weiser, Idaho), and a two-time World Fiddle Champion (Crockett, Texas).

TRISTAN CLARRIGE is a 5-time Grand Fiddle Champion who began music studies at the age of two. He has toured the world as the cellist with folk-grass sensation Crooked Still, chambergrass trio The Bee Eaters, and Darol Anger’s seminal group The Republic of Strings, and performed with Mike Marshall, Bruce Molsky, and Cape Breton fiddle star Natalie MacMaster. Raised in a tipi in the mountains of northern California, music was always an important part of Tristan’s life.